Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Beverage distributor installs automated warehouse shuttle system

03 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

BevChain has installed a Swisslog PowerStore automated warehouse shuttle system at its facility in Auburn, NSW, to boost safety, efficiency and increase storage.

How IoT improves supply chain sustainability

29 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Some of the benefits that IoT technology brings to a supply chain's sustainability include energy effiiciency, improved logistics, reduced waste and many more.

Laetus SmartSpect/eLED camera and lighting unit

13 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Laetus

The camera and lighting combination SmartSpect/eLED from Laetus offers image processing and lighting in one compact system.

Mitsubishi 4-Wheel Battery Electric Counterbalance Forklift Range continues to expand.

12 October, 2021 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The latest addition of the FBCB series offers a choice of 12 models with an updated, modern-looking design and capacities ranging from 1000 to 5000 kg.

Lactalis Australia increases AGV fleet

12 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Building on its initial deployment of four Dematic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), Lactalis Australia has invested in an additional AGV for its fleet.

Flexicon mobile sanitary conveyor bag dump system

07 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Flexicon sanitary mobile Tilt-Down Flexible Screw Conveyor with integral Bag Dump Station and Compactor allows the transfer of material manually dumped from handheld bags into elevated process equipment.

Woolworths' refrigerated electric truck hits the road

07 October, 2021

The electric vehicle is part of Woolworths' plans to substantially reduce its carbon emissions.

Combilift Combi-XLE multidirectional electric forklift

30 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Combilift

This multidirectional forklift features a 5-tonne lift capacity and all-wheel traction.

Manufacturers beware: forklift safety crackdown in NSW

30 September, 2021

With an incident involving a forklift occurring every day, six days a week, SafeWork NSW has issued a warning to businesses using forklifts, that they will be visited during this crackdown.

Smith's Snackfoods installs large-scale bulk handling system for new chip line

27 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

For the powder handling and blending portion of Smith's new chip line for its Oven Baked potato chips, it worked with Flexicon Corporation Australia.

Dairy group applauds moo-ve to adopt traceability guideline

15 September, 2021

The traceability guideline outlines a standardised approach for the Australian dairy industry to track and identify product as it runs through the supply chain.

Kiwi company cracks food tracking challenge

15 September, 2021

Rfider is one of the winners of the FDA's traceability challenge, with its software-based solution designed to improve food safety.

Mobile Industrial Robots MiR250 mobile industrial robot

06 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Konica Minolta Australia has announced the availability of the compact MiR250 mobile industrial robot.

What's the missing ingredient for chocolate supply chains?

06 September, 2021

Biotechnology could be used to identify the origin of cocoa beans used in chocolate manufacturing, and also help ethical farmers get a better deal for their beans.

Camfil X-Flo Dust Collectors

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

Camfil X-Flo Dust Collectors are suitable for use in various food processing applications using flour, finely ground spices, seed processing and sugar refinement.

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